Scare up one of the best weekend getaways with trick-or-treating, haunted houses and cult-classic events. 

This year, Toronto's beloved Halloween shenanigans are taking the city by storm. Below, we've rounded up Halloween events for all ages to get you into the spooky spirit.

Scream it out at Canada's Wonderland

Canada's Wonderland turns from theme park to scream park this October with the return of Halloween Haunt. With monsters, ghouls, live performances and haunted mazes, there is so much more than just rides that will give you the thrills (though if you're feeling brave, you can embark on a bone-chilling night ride).

Wander a castle's haunted grounds

The terrifying Toronto favourite, Legends of Horror, returns to the haunted grounds of Casa Loma, North America's only castle. Voyage your way through an immersive 2-kilometre journey of Casa Loma's gardens and secret hidden tunnels—you never know which chilling character you'll bump into along the way. 

Spend your Halloween immersed in lights and music

Feel goosebumps as you listen to a live string quartet interpret spooky tunes by candlelight, in a wonderfully atmospheric old church. Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics includes chillers from Danny Elfman to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” 

People watching a movie in a movie theatre
Catch the Toronto After Dark Film Festival for a whole lineup of spooky thrillers

Catch a horror flick

Looking for something to get you in the spooky spirit? The Scotiabank Theatre is presenting the 17th annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival, showcasing only the best horror, sci-fi, action and cult movies.

Sign up for a ghost tour

How about a ghost tour of the Distillery Historic District or haunted attractions like the University of Toronto, The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre or Black Creek Pioneer Village? Haunted Walk of Toronto offers guided tours that cover ghost sightings, take you through creepy tunnels, and relay spooky love stories. You'll get all the ghost gossip and intel.

Stay in and opt for a low-key Halloween filled with yummy eats

If you don't feel like going out this year, hunker down with some scary classics. Make it a well-executed binge-fest by donning your comfiest costume and ordering in. Because delicious comfort food pairs well with Halloween flicks.